On May 13, 2021, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held a new Express Entry draw for candidates in the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) Program. In round #187, Canada issued 4,147 Invitations to Apply (ITA) for permanent residence and the lowest score was 401 points, one point more compared to round #185. The tie-breaking rule for this round was April 29, 2021 at 11:48:14 UTC. In total, IRCC already issued 66,475 invitations to apply in seventeen draws of Express Entry. 62,855 ITAs were issued for candidates in the CEC Program.
- Quebec invited 69 candidates in the fourth round of Arrima in 2021
- Fully vaccinated international students can be exempted from mandatory quarantine
- Ontario issued 583 NOIs in the Human Capital Priorities Stream
- Canada invited 1,002 provincial nominees in the Express Entry draw #193
- British Columbia held a new draw
- Canada’s new Oath of Citizenship officially recognizes First Nations, Inuit and Metis rights